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Why arrest of Venezuelans fuels fear of post-poll turmoil

What appeared as a normal arrest of  a foreigner at Kenya’s main airport has now turned into a major row between the electoral commission and the police, threatening to throw one of the country’s most competitive elections into disarray. Will the elections be deemed credible after all is done and dusted?

On the afternoon of Thursday 21 July, police officers on duty at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) became suspicious of a foreigner who had disembarked from a long-haul flight that passed through the tax haven country of Panama.

On inspecting his personal luggage, the officers found sensitive election materials that were to be used in this year’s polls set for 9 August.

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